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Germany
Dresden
Stadt Dresden

Sachsen

Bürgerwiese

Alkibiades, Thalestris, Perikles und Mucius Scaevola

Alcibiades, Thalestris, Pericles and Mucius Scaevola

Thaddäus Ignatius Wiskotschill
1785

Dresden /  Alkibiades, Thalestris, Perikles und Mucius Scaevola

Description

  1. Alkibiades / Alcibiades, prominent Athenian statesman, orator, and general (Wikipedia).
  2. Thalestris, Queen of the Amazons brought 300 women to Alexander the Great, hoping to breed a race of children as strong and intelligent as he (Wikipedia).
  3. Only socle present at 8 August 2013 - Gaius Mucius Scaevola, Roman youth, famous for his bravery. (Wikipedia).
  4. Pericles / Perikles, he most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age (Wikipedia).

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Annotation

These statues originally stood at the Palais Marcolini, and were in 1854 replaced to the Bürgerwiese.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Alcibiades
  • Monarch
  • Mucius Scaevola, Gaius
  • Pericles
  • Politician
  • Thalestris
  • Wiskotschill, Thaddäus Ignatius
  • Location N 51°2'39" E 13°44'30"

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